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Double Nickels (1977)

Entertaining car chase thriller.



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Credited cast:
Edward Abrahms ...
Ed (as Ed Abrahms)
Ed Abrams ...
Lynn Booker ...
Van Kid
Michael Brennan ...
Mick (as Mick Brennan)
George Cole ...
George Cole ...
Michael Cole ...
Larry Dunn ...
Mimi McCracken ...
Pinball Girl
Birdie Mitchell ...
Lincoln Owner
Heidi Schubert ...
Norman Schubert ...
Patrice Schubert ...
Butch Stockton ...


Entertaining car chase thriller.

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An action packed thriller! See more »


Action | Comedy | Crime


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Release Date:

September 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smokey  »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Glen Glenn Sound)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jack Vacek wrote the script with his wife, Patrice Schubert. See more »


When Smokey and Trice are running away from Sloan and his bodyguard before the final car chase, the actress can be seen laughing for a couple seconds. See more »


[last lines]
Jordan: Should we go back there and help Ed?
Smokey: Ed? Aw, he can talk his way out of this. I saw him talk his way out a lot of things.
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Peach Melba
Written by Tim Henderson
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Could Have Only Been Made in the '70s . . .
27 April 2007 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

Smokey is a highway patrolman in California who decides to make some extra money with his partner by repossessing cars (and even the occasional boat) whose owners have been lax in making payments. That's it for the plot. This movie wasn't made to be plot-heavy. It was made to show various car chases and have tires screeching. And it does. When Smokey finds out some of the repo'd vehicles are actually stolen and on the 'hot sheet' he and his cop partner have to swing into action to make sure they don't end up in the slammer.

Lotsa car chases and stunts, a little romance (Smokey finds himself a tolerant girlfriend) and some reasonably likable characters make this a fun movie to watch if you're into drive-in movies from the (sadly) long-gone 1970s -- when the livin' was free and easy. Looks like some of the movie was filmed on the Pacific Coast Highway, I might add. No studio stuff here . . .


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